2012

The Virtual Fieldtrip


Taking virtual field trips can provide opportunities for teaching geography and cultural connections, and is the ideal catalyst for extending reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills while engaging in technology.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Denise Geier, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Room: 
206
session id: 
1004
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Social Studies to Infinity and Beyond


The presentation will focus on creative strategies to teach U.S. History. The five strategies will be described and modeled by the presenters. Resources will be provided for the five strategies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Jeremiah Clabough, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Michael Lewis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Gary Cole, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Lance McConkey, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Dorothy Blanks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Room: 
607
session id: 
83
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Using Digital Media: Content in Your Classroom in Just Seconds!


Explore the new interactive Digital Classroom created by the Newseum! Free to teachers, the site offers award-winning videos, viewing guides and lesson plans that help students become knowledgeable media consumers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Maggie Crawford, Newseum, Washington, DC; Deborah Minchin, New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle, NY

Room: 
205
session id: 
395
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World of Change: Journey to Joburg, a South African Story


The injustice and oppression of apartheid in South Africa left people of color with limited opportunities. Political pressure, access to education, and increasing opportunities have created an impetus for change.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Kris Bertelsen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis--Little Rock Branch, Little Rock, AR

Room: 
211
session id: 
188
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Teaching about Global Interconnectedness and Interdependence by Using Literature


This interactive session engages participants in discussing how to use literature in teaching about world cultures and global issues. Notable Social Studies Trade Books (2004 - 20011) will be discussed.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Sung Choon Park, Seoul National University, Seoul,

Room: 
310
session id: 
562
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The Missing Link: Building Bridges between Scholarship and the Classroom


How can we design professional learning that directly impacts instruction? Presenters will share a model that effectively mixes historical scholarship, innovative pedagogy, and classroom experiments to turn theory into practice.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Stephen LaMorte, Rochester City School District, Rochester, NY; Stefan Cohen, Rochester City School District, Rochester, NY; Kevin Meuwissen, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
932
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The History Education Network: Research-Informed Practice, Practice-Informed Research


This poster session demonstrates ways The History Education Network, a pan-Canadian bilingual organization, brings together different constituencies involved in history education to improve history teaching and learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Penney Clark, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; Anne Marie Goodfellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
699
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Protesters and Patriots: The Music of the 1960s


This poster presentation will help students use critical thinking to understand the divisive issues of the 1960s. Music defines us and records our attitudes and ideas.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Brandon Germany, Rhea County High School, Evensville, TN; Justin Roberson, Spring City Middle School, Spring City, TN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
987
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ESEA Flexibility Waiver and What It Means to Social Studies


States have sought NCLB waivers in order to meet high standards in a manner that best meets their needs. How does TLE, new accountability, and Common Core affect Social Studies?

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Jennifer Pettit, Oklahoma State Department of Education/Mid-Continent Comprehensive Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Room: 
616
session id: 
814
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Teaching History with e-Portfolios


The poster presentation will explore ways to create and use digital portfolios to promote literacy, reflection, and historical understanding. Educators learn about free, web-based technologies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Julie Anne Taylor, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
542
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